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(1)This section applies to a vehicle which—
(a)is a public service vehicle or railway passenger vehicle, and
(b)is being used for the principal purpose of carrying passengers for the whole or part of a journey to or from a designated sporting event.
(2)A person who knowingly causes or permits intoxicating liquor to be carried on a vehicle to which this section applies is guilty of an offence—
(a)if the vehicle is a public service vehicle and he is the operator of the vehicle or the servant or agent of the operator, or
(b)if the vehicle is a hired vehicle and he is the person to whom it is hired or the servant or agent of that person.
(3)A person who has intoxicating liquor in his possession while on a vehicle to which this section applies is guilty of an offence.
(4)A person who is drunk on a vehicle to which this section applies is guilty of an offence.
(5)In this section “public service vehicle” and “operator” have the same meaning as in the M1Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.
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